An snk file extension is related to the Microsoft Visual Studio. An snk file stores strong name key.

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SNK file extension - Microsoft Visual Studio strong name key

What is snk file? How to open snk files?

File type specification:

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The snk file extension is associated with Microsoft Visual Studio, a development tool used to create apps for Microsoft Windows, web and Windows Phone operating system.

The snk file is used to sign the strong name assemblies.

The default software associated to open snk file:

Microsoft Visual Studio icon

Microsoft Corporation logoMicrosoft Visual Studio  Multiplatform software

Company or developer:
Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) used to create applications for Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, .NET Framework, Silverlight as well as dynamic websites and web applications. Visual Studio is available for Windows and Mac.

Help how to open:

The snk files are used for internal purposes of Visual Studio.

How to convert:

As far as we know, this .snk file type can't be converted to any other file format. This is usually the case of system, configuration, temporary, or data files containing data exclusive to only one software and used for its own purposes. Also some proprietary or closed file formats cannot be converted to more common file types in order to protect the intellectual property of the developer, which is for example the case of some DRM-protected multimedia files.

List of software applications associated to the .snk file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open snk file, edit snk file, convert snk file, view snk file, play snk file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting snk files.

Programs that can create snk file - Microsoft Visual Studio strong name key

Programs supporting the exension snk on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about Microsoft Visual Studio for create snk file action.

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